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Drones to hunt cigarette smugglers

Drones to hunt cigarette smugglers

| February 10, 2016

Hungary’s National Tax and Customs Authority (NAV) has acquired drones to crack down on cigarette smugglers, reports Magyar Idők.

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US judge adamant on statements

US judge adamant on statements

| February 10, 2016

‘Corrective statements’ required of US tobacco manufacturers are being corrected, but the judge responsible is determined they should be enforced.

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Singles sales ban pre-empted

Singles sales ban pre-empted

| February 10, 2016

The appearance in India of single cigarettes in packs bearing health warnings has pre-empted a proposed ban on sales of loose cigarettes in Bihar.

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Turkey to extend smoking bans

Turkey to extend smoking bans

| February 10, 2016

Smoking bans are to be extended to outdoor areas in Turkey even though many businesses still flout the indoor smoking bans introduced six years ago.

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No change to EU lobbying rules

No change to EU lobbying rules

| February 9, 2016

EU Commission ditched ombudsman’s recommendations on applying transparency rules to tobacco lobbying.

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Zim growers expect better prices

Zim growers expect better prices

| February 9, 2016

Zimbabwe’s growers are expecting leaf prices to rise from the low levels of last season, but they shouldn’t bank the money just yet.

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